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Agios Dimitrios, Dytiki Mani, Messenia,Peloponnese

Tower of capetan Christea

  
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Tower of capetan Christea
Location:
Agios Dimitrios, West Mani, Messinia, Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Messenia
Municipality > Town:
City of Dytiki Mani
• Agios Dimitrios
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 5 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
18th century  
MODERN GREEK
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  
Relatively Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Mani tower-house with some medieval elements. It belonged to a local warlord, capetan Chisteas who fought in Kalamata during the Greek Revolution.


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Access
Approach to the monument:
In the NR Areopolis-Kalamata, exit toward Agios Nikolaos and Agios Dimitrios
Entrance:
Like all Mani towers, the access to the surroundings is free without difficulty, but the entrance is not possible. The tower is usually closed unless a visit can be arranged with the authorities or the owner.


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